In defense of immigrants from “Third World Countries”

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Sami Jamil Jadallah

The other day, a friend of mine complained to me about America’s need for “White Immigrants” and that America needs these and not immigrants from “Third World Countries”, which prompted me to write this article.

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Trump’s Military Industrial Complex

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Binoy Kampmark



“This budget will be a public safety and national security budget.”

President Donald J. Trump, Feb 27, 2017


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Observations of an Expat: Sticks, Stones and Words

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Tom Arms

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” I can remember so clearly the playground chant across the years.

It was total rubbish. It was total rubbish when I was seven and it is still total rubbish years later.

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Iran Air Flight 655 – Lest We Forget


Rupen Savoulian

The title above comes from an article in the Washington Post published in 2013, referring to the shooting down of civilian Iranian Air Flight 655 back in 1988. The Iranian airliner was on a routine flight from Tehran to Dubai, when it was shot down by two surface-to-air missiles launched from the US warship USS Vincennes. The aircraft was in Iranian airspace, flying over Iranian waters in the Persian Gulf, and was flying away from US warships in the area. All 290 passengers and crew were killed. There were no survivors.

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Are we serious in wanting to eliminate ISIS?


Sattar Rind

Many writers, intellectuals, government or non-governmental think tank personnel and scholars are writing about and discussing the cause of ISIS’ birth.

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The ups and downs in Pak-US relations



Sattar Rind

The US was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with Pakistan, doing so within two months and six days of the country’s independence in 1947. Since then both have observed many ups and down in their correlation.

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